'''George Alfred Leon Sarton''' (; 31 August 1884 – 22 March 1956), a Belgian
-United States|American chemist
, is considered the founder of the discipline of history of science
[[http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/112412837/abstract?CRETRY=1&SRETRY=0 ''Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences''. Volume 21 Issue 2, pages 107–117.] "The life and career of George Sarton: The father of the history of science," by Eugene Garfield. Published online: 13 February 2006]
He has a significant importance in the history of science and his most influential work was the ''Introduction to the History of Science'', which consists of three volumes and 4,296 pages. Sarton ultimately aimed to achieve an integrated philosophy of science
that provided a connection between the sciences and the humanities, which he referred to as "the new...